30 Bible Verses about Mourning The Death Of Others
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After some time Judah's wife, the daughter of Shua, died. After Judah was consoled, he left for Timnah to visit his sheepshearers, along with his friend Hirah the Adullamite.
When Uriah's wife heard that her husband Uriah was dead, she mourned for him.
Then Joseph hugged his father's face. He wept over him and kissed him.
They took forty days, for that is the full time needed for embalming. The Egyptians mourned for him seventy days. When the days of mourning had passed, Joseph said to Pharaoh's royal court, "If I have found favor in your sight, please say to Pharaoh,
When they came to the threshing floor of Atad on the other side of the Jordan, they mourned there with very great and bitter sorrow. There Joseph observed a seven day period of mourning for his father.
They lamented and wept and fasted until evening because Saul, his son Jonathan, the Lord's people, and the house of Israel had fallen by the sword.
Then David chanted this lament over Saul and his son Jonathan.
O daughters of Israel, weep over Saul, who clothed you in scarlet as well as jewelry, who put gold jewelry on your clothes.
So they buried Abner in Hebron. The king cried loudly over Abner's grave and all the people wept too.
Just as he finished speaking, the king's sons arrived, wailing and weeping. The king and all his servants wept loudly as well.
The king then became very upset. He went up to the upper room over the gate and wept. As he went he said, "My son, Absalom! My son, my son, Absalom! If only I could have died in your place! Absalom, my son, my son!"
Joab was told, "The king is weeping and mourning over Absalom."
The old prophet picked up the corpse of the prophet, put it on the donkey, and brought it back. The old prophet then entered the city to mourn him and to bury him. He put the corpse into his own tomb, and they mourned over him, saying, "Ah, my brother!"
You will die a peaceful death. They will burn incense at your burial just as they did at the burial of your ancestors, the former kings who preceded you. They will mourn for you, saying, "Poor, poor master!" Indeed, you have my own word on this. I, the Lord, affirm it!'"
Now they were all wailing and mourning for her, but he said, "Stop your weeping; she is not dead but asleep."
When he entered he said to them, "Why are you distressed and weeping? The child is not dead but asleep."
Then the people who were with Mary in the house consoling her saw her get up quickly and go out. They followed her, because they thought she was going to the tomb to weep there.
When Jesus saw her weeping, and the people who had come with her weeping, he was intensely moved in spirit and greatly distressed.
Some devout men buried Stephen and made loud lamentation over him.
So Peter got up and went with them, and when he arrived they brought him to the upper room. All the widows stood beside him, crying and showing him the tunics and other clothing Dorcas used to make while she was with them.
Then he brought me to the entrance of the north gate of the Lord's house. I noticed women sitting there weeping for Tammuz.
Then Moses said to Aaron and to Eleazar and Ithamar his other two sons, "Do not dishevel the hair of your heads and do not tear your garments, so that you do not die and so that wrath does not come on the whole congregation. Your brothers, all the house of Israel, are to mourn the burning which the Lord has caused,
When all the community saw that Aaron was dead, the whole house of Israel mourned for Aaron thirty days.
The Israelites mourned for Moses in the deserts of Moab for thirty days; then the days of mourning for Moses ended.
Samuel died, and all Israel assembled and mourned him. They buried him at his home in Ramah. Then David left and went down to the desert of Paran.
Now Samuel had died, and all Israel had lamented over him and had buried him in Ramah, his hometown. In the meantime Saul had removed the mediums and magicians from the land.
All Israel will mourn him and bury him. He is the only one in Jeroboam's family who will receive a decent burial, for he is the only one in whom the Lord God of Israel found anything good.
All Israel buried him and mourned for him, just as the Lord had predicted through his servant the prophet Ahijah.